If you want accurate stitching without counting every stitch you may want to draw gridlines on your cloth. Recently pregrid fabric has become available which is a blessing for the crossstitchers.
Material Type: Aida Generic White
Sewing Count: 14/inch or 55/100mm
Design Size: 47 x 55 stitches
Sewn Design Size: 3.4 x 3.9 inches or 85 x 100 mm
Suggested Material Size: 9.3 x 9.8 inches or 235 x 250 mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch Using 2 strands